Teo & Tan (1999)Most executives do not really check or verify the accuracy or validity of [their] spreadsheets...
Sakal, et al (2015)Overconfidence is one of the most substantial causes of spreadsheet errors.
Powell, Baker, & Lawson (2009)1% of all formulas in operational spreadsheets are in error.
Miller (2005)Untested spreadsheets are riddled with errors.
Galletta, et al (1993)Even obvious, elementary errors in very simple, clearly documented spreadsheets are... difficult to find.
Irons (2003)Spreadsheet errors are pervasive, stubborn, ubiquitous and complex.
Sajaniemi (1998)The results given by spreadsheets are often just wrong.
Csernoch & Biro (2013)Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of errors in spreadsheets.
Ross (1996)A lot of decisions are being made on the basis of some bad numbers.
Panko (2015)Research on spreadsheet errors is substantial, compelling, and unanimous.
Beaman, et al (2005)Errors in spreadsheets... result in incorrect decisions being made and significant losses incurred.
Bock (2016)Spreadsheet development must embrace extensive testing in order to be taken seriously as a profession.
Kruck & Sheetz (2001)...few incidents of spreadsheet errors are made public and these are usually not revealed by choice.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2008)Spreadsheets are commonly used and commonly flawed.
Rust, et al (2006)Spreadsheets have a notoriously high number of faults.
Bishop & McDaid (2007)The quality and reliability of spreadsheets is known to be poor.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)People tend to believe their spreadsheets are more accurate than they really are.
Panko (2013)It is irrational to expect large error-free spreadsheets.
Chen & Chan (2000)Spreadsheets are easy to use and very hard to check.
Reschenhofer & Matthes (2015)Spreadsheet shortcomings can significantly hamper an organization's business operation.
Burnett & Myers (2014)The software that end users are creating... is riddled with errors.
Howard (2005)Spreadsheets... pose a greater threat to your business than almost anything you can imagine.
Dunn (2010)Spreadsheets are extraordinarily and unacceptably prone to error.
Raffensperger (2001)Never assume a spreadsheet is right, even your own.
Panko & Ordway (2005)Most large spreadsheets have dozens or even hundreds of errors.
Abreu, et al (2015)Spreadsheets can be viewed as a highly flexible programming environment for end users.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)Spreadsheet errors are still the rule rather than the exception.
Panko & Halverson (1996)Every study that has looked for errors has found them... in considerable abundance.
Nixon & O'Hara (2010)It is now widely accepted that errors in spreadsheets are both common and potentially dangerous.
Chadwick (2002)Spreadsheet errors... a great, often unrecognised, risk to corporate decision making & financial integrity.
Panko (2014)Despite overwhelming and unanimous evidence... companies have continued to ignore spreadsheet error risks.
Colbenz (2005)Errors in spreadsheets are as ubiquitous as spreadsheets themselves.
Mireault & Gresham (2015)Spreadsheets are often hard, if not impossible, to understand.
Abraham, et al (2005)Spreadsheets contain errors at an alarmingly high rate.
Krishna, et al (2001)Programmers exhibit unwarranted confidence in the correctness of their spreadsheets.
Price (2006)The untested spreadsheet is as dangerous and untrustworthy as an untested program.
Murphy (2007)60% of large companies feel 'Spreadsheet Hell' describes their reliance on spreadsheets.
Caulkins, Morrison, & Weidemann (2006)Your spreadsheets may be disasters in the making.
Cunha, et al (2011)Spreadsheets are notoriously error-prone.
Abreu, et al (2015)Despite being staggeringly error prone, spreadsheets are a highly flexible programming environment.
Hermans & van der Storm (2015)Spreadsheets are the most popular live programming environments, but they are also notoriously fault-prone.
Kulesz & Ostberg (2013)Spreadsheets are more fault-prone than other software.
Durusau & Hunting (2015)Spreadsheets are dangerous to their authors and others.
Panko (2007)The issue is not whether there is an error but how many errors there are and how serious they are.
Ayalew (2007)A significant proportion of spreadsheets have severe quality problems.
Panko (1999)Every study, without exception, has found error rates much higher than organizations would wish to tolerate.
Abraham & Erwig (2007)Spreadsheet errors have resulted in huge financial losses.
Panko (2008)94% of the 88 spreadsheets audited in 7 studies have contained errors.
Mireault (2015)Developing an error-free spreadsheet has been a problem since the beginning of end-user computing.
Paine (2001)Spreadsheets are alarmingly error-prone to write.